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Fairview Health Services Health Unit Coordinator in Minneapolis, Minnesota


Fairview Behavioral Services is a network of mental health and chemical dependency programs and counseling services. With the University of Minnesota Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Physicians and Behavioral Healthcare Providers, we provide complete continuity of care for children, adolescents, adults and seniors.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Facilitates the flow of information in the patient care area. Interacts on a person to person basis with doctors, nurses, patients, visitors and other departments for the purpose of answering questions and carrying out instructions.

Acts as a receptionist for the patient care area. Answers telephone, relays messages, greets and assists visitors, transcribes orders under supervision of RN. Schedules diagnostic tests, clinical appointments, and consultations. Works with charge nurse to coordinate the scheduling of tests, lab work and other department procedures. Maintains informational sources such as brain board, daily census, diet sheets, vital signs and weight board test results, and blood board. Assembles and assists with the maintenance of charts by recording information and adding and deleting pages as required. Maintains cleanliness and order within the nursing station office areas. Orders supplies


Previous Health Unit Coordinator, Nursing Assistant, or Nursing Station Technician experience or completed technical, college or internal Fairview HUC program, or equivalent and related experience. Communication skills such as clear speech, ability to read, legible handwriting, and basic computer skills are required. Knowledge of medical terminology, abbreviations, and hospital procedures is preferred.

1 year customer service required

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Fairview Health Services ( is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2019-30022

Profession Non-Clinical Support Staff

Speciality Administrative/Clerical/Customer Service

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center West Bank Hospital

Shift night

Hours per 2 weeks 56

Department Behavioral Support Svcs